It takes a lot to stop a New Yorker in his or her tracks, but a massive 44-foot tall human head in the middle of Madison Square Park might just do the trick. From May to mid-September, passers-by are treated to the long-awaited New York public debut of the Spanish artist and sculptor Jaume Plensa.
Artist Tom Fruin went a long way from home—from New York to Copenhagen—to build a house. Actually, it’s an outdoor sculpture that is shaped like a house, but looks more like an ultra-modern stained-glass cathedral. The 12x12x14-foot frame incorporates roughly a thousand of pieces of reclaimed plexiglass, ranging from 2×2 to 24×36 inches in size.
The cut-out portraits of Brazilian artist Lucas Simões are pretty amazing, consisting of layering the same photo up to 10 times, he invites intimate friends over to tell him a secret as he takes their portrait. However, his intention was not to hear their secret, but to capture the
Antony Micallef is mostly known for his charcoal and oil paintings in which he transforms iconic logos, symbols and motifs into striking commentaries on the witless nature of today’s consumerist society. I fell in love the other day with Micallef’s amazing bronze and nickel plated sculptures that I saw at the Post No Bills gallery […]
Based in Los Angeles, the Belgium-born artist Anja Van Herle has been painting portraits since she was a child. Her paintings are an attempt to tell these stories by capturing delicate facial expressions and juxtaposing them with vibrant color and the dramatic interplay of shadow and light.
Rotterdam based sculptor Ron van der Ende specializes in wall mounted bas-reliefs constructed from found wood. The original color and texture of the wood is utilized to form a gripping and realistic mosaic. The realism is further enhanced by the perspective built into
British hyper-realist artist JKB Fletcher, paint gorgeous superheroes themed woman in a very sensual way. “My Paintings address questions of whether photorealism is anything more than a photograph with oil based paint. Using ‘reality’ and sensuality to provoke thoughts and sensations of physicality and beauty.”
Stone Fields is a project from Novastructura by Italian designer Giuseppe Randazzo. This project has started from a search for a 3d-objects optimal packing algorithm over a surface, but evolved in something rather different. Inspired by the work of Richard Long and the way he fills lonely landscapes with
Los Angeles based artist Cecelia Webber creates flower and butterfly assemblages from hundreds of nude human form photographs. Cecelia’s photographic compositions can take up to two months to produce due to the complexity of finding the right pieces. The result is lovely.
Croatian artist Igor Eskinja creates ephemeral 2 Dimensional art installation playing with gallery’s surfaces. Either it’s paint, wires or tapes, his installation art work creates the illusion of objects or forms that you can touch or interact with. Once the shows are over, the installation get thrown out.